Call for proactive steps to protect Vembanad Lake

Residents and trade organisation leaders of Kumarakom have called for a proactive mechanism to prevent the environmental degradation of the Vembanad Lake.

The collective demand was raised at the first public forum organised by the People’s Commission on Vembanad Lake, constituted by the Kerala Sasthra Sahitya Parishad (KSSP), at the Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS) campus of Kerala Agricultural University here on Monday.

Chaired by noted economist Prabhat Patnaik, the commission has been formed to elicit public perception regarding the environment and social changes brought about by human activities on Vembanad Lake.

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